GCC Wins at Conference


Anahit Kardzhyan

WINNING TEAM: From left, Elena Jacobson, Diane Roxas, Sal Polcino, El Vaquero advisor Michael Moreau, Melody Shahsavarani and Tess Horowitz show off the numerous awards earned at JACC.

Representatives from Southern California’s community college journalism programs met last weekend for an annual conference dedicated to reporting workshops and intercollegiate competition.

Glendale’s El Vaquero and Insider staffs performed very well, winning 9 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges regional conference held at Cerritos College in Norwalk.

— JACC Winners —

SoCal Conference at Cerritos College in Norwalk 10/29

On-the-Spot Competitions:

Melody Shahsavarani – 1st place Copy Editing

Diane Roxas – 3rd place News Writing

Mail-in Competition:

Sal Polcino  – 1st place Student Designed Ad

Tina Fernestam   – 4th place Column Writing

Aida Ohadi – 4th place Political Cartoon

Staff  – 4th place Student Designed Ad

Anashen Navasartian, Shaira Arias and Sal Polcino 

Honorable Mention Webcast News

Insider Magazine:

Staff  – 2nd place Magazine Design/Layout

Vicky Deger  – 4th place Magazine Opinion Story